Department of Music
A Life in Music
Seton Hill has a passion for music that extends from its founding to an unlimited future. A fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music, the Music Department will unlock your full potential and help you develop the skills for a life, and a career, in music.
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The Seton Hill Performing Arts Center
Seton Hill’s expansive Performing Arts Center will provide you with multiple performance venues, including the Carol Reichgut Concert Hall, renowned for its fine acoustics. You’ll also enjoy learning, rehearsing and using new technology at the Center, which is perfectly suited for music making at the highest levels. Seton Hill produces a complete season of concerts and workshops every year.
Seton Hill offers a full range of ensembles, which are open to majors and non-majors alike:
- Jazz Ensemble
- Commercial Music Ensemble
- Jazz Combo
- Woodwind Ensembles
- Brass Ensemble
- Piano Ensemble
- Percussion Ensemble
- Guitar Ensemble
- String Chamber Music
- St. Cecilia Ringers (Handbell Ensemble)
- Griffin Marching and Concert Band
- SHU Men's Glee Club
- Setonia (Women's Choir)
- Sinfonia at Seton Hill
- Una Voce (Chamber Choir)
- Westmoreland Symphonic Winds
- Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra
Auditions & Music Scholarships
In addition to the University’s requirements for admission, all music majors must audition to be accepted into the Music Department. Consideration for music scholarships is determined by the quality of the audition.